Gastric Sleeve, also known as laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy or sleeve gastrectomy, restricts the amount of food that the stomach can hold at a time and it is performed through removal of a portion of stomach which is around %85 of total. Remaining part in tube-like structure is sutured and there is no change in absorption of calories and nutrients in the intestines. The procedure is minimally invasive and closed as it is a laparoscopic surgery in which smallest incisions are made around your belly and a slender tool with a tiny camera and light is being inserted into your stomach and everything is screened on a monitor while following the surgical steps that is planned beforehand. So thanks to this advance technique with least scarring.

The idea behind that is patients feel much fuller after eating much less, and it produces a hormone for a prolonged sense of fullness and that directly changes your eating habits and life style correspondingly.

Long term weight loss can highly be variable beyond 1–year post procedure and requires close post-surgery follow-up for high quality results with highest satisfaction rate.

Most people are and has been wondering what treatment would be best fitted into their expectation and what the pros and cons are over gastric banding which is no longer demanded or considered cutting-edge.

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Quick Fact

  • Surgery duration: 30 to 45 Min.
  • Total stay: 6 nights
  • Anaesthesia: General anaesthetic
  • Recovery time: Up to 3-4 weeks
  • Side effects: Nausea, abdominal bloating, inflammation, vomiting
  • Scars: Small incisions
  • Medications: Gastroprotective medicines
  • Rest: One week
  • Superior weigh loss at a certain period of time and much faster
  • No banding or foreign substance is inserted into stomach
  • No slippage or erosion correspondingly
  • Much lower surgical risk
  • Irreversible

Recovery Timeline

  • 3 nights of hospital stay under supervision,
  • Most patients go back to their daily routine within one week.
  • One-month nutrition plan will be provided and we will be closely following up with you to monitor your progress and advice you further
  • Mild physical exercise like walking is recommended(You will be provided a brochure with a series of instructions)

Gastric Sleeve Turkey

Gastric sleeve is an operation to reduce %70-80 of the stomach to decrease capacity of stomach, to increase the feeling of satiety with less food, to have better eating habits and thus achieve high amount of weight loss. Improved medical techniques and technologies gives the safest and most satisfactory weight loss results for gastric sleeve.

Gastric sleeve is a very popular procedure for weight loss owing to its very effective and satisfactory results; gastric sleeve is preferred for advanced conditions of obesity to achieve the results rapidly and healthily.

Who Is a Suitable Candidate for Gastric Sleeve?

Gastric sleeve operation is suitable for those with BMI over 40 or over 35 and suffer from obesity related diseases. Patients who are interested in the operation should be ready for a new lifestyle and new eating habits. Gastric sleeve is suitable for people who have tried other ways like exercises or diets to lose weight but did not succeed. Those who are interested in the operation should be ready for the requirements of the procedure and ready to follow all the instructions of their surgeon.

The best way to find out if you are a suitable candidate for gastric sleeve operation is consulting to a professional; in a consultation session that cover the details of your medical state, current state of obesity and expected results from the operation, a bariatric surgeon can assess your individual condition and reply all of your questions about the gastric sleeve procedure.

What Are the Advantages of Gastric Sleeve?

Gastric sleeve is performed by the permanent removal of %80 of the stomach; when patients adopt a healthy lifestyle after the surgery and follow all the post-op instructions, weight loss after gastric sleeve is permanent.

During gastric sleeve, no foreign substances are placed into the stomach; the operation does not carry a risk of any kind of slippage or does not require a second complementary surgery.

As a weight loss procedure, gastric sleeve surgery can provide patients with a very satisfactory amount of weight loss; though this amount changes depending on the individual condition of patients, usually patients lose %70 of their excess weight after gastric sleeve.

Patients may be prescribed with some vitamins and other medications to support the recovery period; however, after the operation, you do not need to use these medications for a lifetime.

Approximately one week off from week is recommended; afterwards patients feel good enough to get back to their daily life and work as the recovery after gastric sleeve is very easy and painless.

Gastric Sleeve Procedure Turkey

Gastric sleeve is a laparoscopic operation and it is performed under general anesthesia.

Approximately %80 of the stomach is removed during the surgery through very small incisions; gastric sleeve is performed with small monitoring tools that gives the full control to surgeon for accuracy and safety of the surgery. The stomach capacity is decreased and Ghrelin (hunger hormone) is removed out.

Our experienced and dedicated bariatric surgeon uses a special kind of stitching to reduce the leakage risk to the minimum level.

Gastric sleeve takes around 1-1,5 hours depending on the specific condition of the patients. The operation requires 3 nights of hospital stay for all post-operative tests to be done properly.

Recovery After Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve recovery is easy and smooth when all the post-op instructions given by your surgeon are followed closely.

The fact that the surgery is performed laparoscopically is very beneficial for healing process to be quick and painless. Some discomfort and pain during the first a few days is very normal; patients can also experience nausea.

Patients will be provided with a proper nutrition plan to make sure they get adequate and required nutrition for their body after they are discharged from hospital; nutrition plans help patients to adapt to new eating patterns. These plans start with clear liquids and gradually progresses to the solid foods.

In first 2 months, patients achieve some very good results; the overall process of weight loss lasts for a year. As the weight loss progresses, %90 of obesity related diseases disappear and possible future ones are prevented.

Gastric Sleeve Cost Turkey

Turkey is one of the most popular destinations for gastric sleeve surgeries due to the life-changing, rapid, permanent weight loss results and very affordable package prices for the treatments. Gastric sleeve cost in Turkey may change depending on the included services and the individualized gastric sleeve plan; to get detailed information about advantageous gastric sleeve prices in Oddo Obesity Surgery for your specific condition, please contact us.

Key Facts

  • Procedure: Removal %70-80 of the stomach to limit the capacity, removal of hunger hormone and achieving the change of eating habits for effective and fast weight loss.
  • Surgery Duration: 1-1,5 hour
  • Hospital Stay: 3 nights
  • Recovery Time: Up to 3-4 weeks
  • Anesthesia: General anesthesia